Picture of the Day: Self-Celebration at Brazil's Plus Size Beauty Pageant

PICOFTHEDAY Jan31 P.jpg

Reuters

Waiting backstage at the Miss Brazil Plus Size beauty pageant in Sao Paulo, one contestant takes a picture of herself.

It seems that since Impact Productions announced this contest, designed to "meet a new market trend," some competitors have gotten on the bandwagon. A prominent warning on the pageant Web site reads:

With the impact of the Plus Size movement in our country, various events and contests are taking place, some imitating our contest, but none of these events are affiliated with Impact Productions and none of the contestants qualify for Miss Brazil Plus Size.
Presented by

Massoud Hayoun is a digital-news producer for Al Jazeera America.

Google Street View, Transformed Into a Tiny Planet

A 360-degree tour of our world, made entirely from Google's panoramas

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Google Street View, Transformed Into a Tiny Planet

A 360-degree tour of our world, made entirely from Google's panoramas

Video

The 86-Year-Old Farmer Who Won't Quit

A filmmaker returns to his hometown to profile the patriarch of a family farm

Video

Riding Unicycles in a Cave

"If you fall down and break your leg, there's no way out."

Video

Carrot: A Pitch-Perfect Satire of Tech

"It's not just a vegetable. It's what a vegetable should be."

Video

The Benefits of Living Alone on a Mountain

"You really have to love solitary time by yourself."

More in Global

Just In